The fifth Coastal Bend Day of Giving, held Tuesday, November 12, 2013, was an unqualified success, raising $1.254 million to benefit local charities! Thank you to the 16 donors who led the day, providing $430,000 in matching funds to inspire Coastal Bend residents to give generously. Residents responded overwhelmingly to the benefit of their friends […]


Training for the Trades Scholarships Awarded

Nearly 60 scholarships for the fall semester were awarded by the Coastal Bend Community Foundation this month under our 2013 Special Grant Program. The ‚ÄúTraining for the Trades” program grants scholarships of up to $1,000 per student for working students pursuing technical training in non-degreed or certificate programs. Students are Coastal Bend residents, attending one […]


Fundamentals of Fundraising Seminar

Karen E. Osborne, of The Osborne Group, presented a lively and engaging seminar on September 18, 2013 addressing “Fundamentals of Fundraising” for nonprofit organizations. Funding was provided by the Blanche Davis Moore Foundation, the Ed Rachal Foundation and the Earl C. Sams Foundation, with Coastal Bend Community Foundation hosting the event. Mrs. Osborne has graciously […]

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